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Ex-bureaucrat Ram Singh first IAS to be terminated in MP

PTI   Bhopal, July 23, 2014
First Published: 13:01 IST(23/7/2014) | Last Updated: 13:09 IST(23/7/2014)

The sacking of tainted IAS couple Arvind and Tinu Joshi from service is only the second instance of its kind in Madhya Pradesh.Twenty-two years ago, Ram Singh, an IAS officer of theMadhya Pradesh cadre was caught by the CBI while accepting a bribe when he was posted as General Manager of Delhi Milk Supply (DMS) on Central deputation.

Singh, an officer of the 1972 batch, had sought a bribeof Rs. 2 lakh from milk societies to reverse his decision to increase the security deposit for supplying milk from Rs. 6 lakhs to Rs. 10 lakhs.He was later sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment.


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